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Re: Linked Data for ICD? OPCS-4?

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 21:05:27 +0100
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>, John Madden <john.madden@duke.edu>
CC: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, Jim McCusker <mccusker@gmail.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, w3c semweb HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, "M. Scott Marshall" <marshall@science.uva.nl>
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Don't understand all this, but just making sure you know about:
But be careful; drugbank has sameAs to a lot of interventions, which is not
strictly correct, I understand.

On 04/10/2009 20:56, "Jeni Tennison" <jeni@jenitennison.com> wrote:

> On 4 Oct 2009, at 20:31, John Madden wrote:
>> Depends on what you want to do, exactly. I think interlinking some
>> prevalent medical vocabularies to dbpedia entries is a wonderful
>> project!
> I was just looking at the statistics we have on UK hospital
> episodes[1] which use ICD-10 to indicate the primary diagnosis related
> to the episode. I'm intending to model the statistics using SKOVO[2].
> I was hoping to locate existing Linked Data URIs for the diagnoses
> that I could reuse rather than inventing our own (especially since
> it's an international standard). Having extra information associated
> with each of the diagnoses would be a bonus, since all I have from the
> spreadsheets are the code and a preferred term (which include some
> spelling mistakes from what I can see and certainly not all the
> information that's available online).
> Unfortunately from what I can tell the NCI Metathesaurus doesn't seem
> to define URIs that are possible to construct based on the ICD-10
> codes. Or it does and I haven't been able to find them. I'd be
> grateful for any advice.
>> Would you be interested in talking to the HCLS Terminology group (I
>> chair it) about it on an upcoming Thursday morning call? I predict
>> you'd get a lot of interest and support -- even help, if you like.
> If the above still sounds interesting, and provided the timing works,
> sure.
> Cheers,
> Jeni
> [1]: 
> http://www.hesonline.nhs.uk/Ease/servlet/ContentServer?siteID=1937&categoryID=
> 203
> [2]: http://sw.joanneum.at/scovo/schema.html
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